The journalist who won fame as the man who caused the downfall of General Stanley McChrystal died Tuesday in an horrific early morning car crash.
WASHINGTON For the first time, the federal government has issued written guidelines for houses of worship that are confronted with a homicidal gunman.
Vice President Joe Biden said he knows "for a fact" that some lawmakers who voted down a comprehensive bill to strengthen gun safety laws "wonder now whether that was a prudent vote."
Sean Joyce, the Deputy Director of the FBI, unveiled four terrorist plots he says were prevented in large part due to information collected by the National Security Agency's controversial, top-secret data gathering programs, including planned bombings of both the New York City subway system and the New York Stock Exchange.
A scrappy Vice President Joe Biden vowed Tuesday to "beat the gun lobby" by ultimately passing stronger firearm laws and said some lawmakers who voted against background checks have privately told him they want another chance.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus , star of HBO's political comedy Veep , says having lunch with the real Vice President Joe Biden and meeting his staffers - who showed some resemblance to the characters in her show - was nothing short of "mind-blowing."
Hillary Clinton has never been with the hard left on foreign policy so we shouldn't be surprised she is now on the wrong side as far as progressives are concerned on the NSA .
Weeks after the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., last December, President Barack Obama issued 23 directives aimed at curbing the threat of gun violence.
Working to maintain gun policy reform's place in the political conversation, Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday will urge Congress to act on the White House slate of proposals.
In a recent New York Times/CBS News poll, supposedly 69 percent of Americans, which included 58 percent of Republicans now say, Congress should do something about background checks as a way to deter gun violence.
U.S. Sen. William "Mo" Cowan said he's done a lot of "cool things" since being appointed to fill the seat left vacant when John F. Kerry became U.S. secretary of state, including meeting top political leaders on a tour of the Middle East and flying, with the president, aboard Air Force One.
The death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg makes the margin of error in Harry Reid's whipping for filibuster reform that much tighter, and it means that Reid might require the vote of Vice President Joe Biden to make it happen.
"If John has taught us anything, it's that a legacy is not something you can just conjure up or acquire," Speaker Boehner said.
As the summer rolls by, news headlines are filled with the who's who of potential presidential candidates.
In the waning days of the Massachusetts special Senate election campaign, Republicans are searching for signs of an upset while Democrats are cautioning against complacency.